Category Archives: God’s Presence with us

But wait… there’s STILL more to prayer

February 6 When we pray, most of us are seeking something from God. We want answers to our prayers (and, mostly, we want those answers to be “Yes!”). But God doesn’t always grant our requests. In fact, much of the … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment to Jesus, Daily devotional, Faith, God's Presence with us, Prayer, True Christianity, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

There’s Still More to Prayer…

February 5 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your … Continue reading

Posted in Daily devotional, God's Presence with us, Peace in Christ, Prayer, Seeing God, True Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

More to Prayer…

February 1 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” (Philippians 4:6) When we think about prayer, most of the time we see it as … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Daily devotional, Faith, Fear, God's Presence with us, God's provision, Prayer | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Delighting in God 2

December 9 Yesterday, we talked about the fact that God delights in us… and offers us Himself to be the Source of what delights us. This can certainly lead us to a false premise… that God exists only for our … Continue reading

Posted in Daily devotional, Delighting in God, God's goodness, God's Presence with us, True Christianity, Trust | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Where’s the Power?

November 20 “Then Peter said (to the man lame from birth), ‘Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.’” …(the lame man) jumped to … Continue reading

Posted in Daily devotional, God's power, God's Presence with us, God's provision, Grace and Truth, Miracle Power, True Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

God’s Guidance

November 19 “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) For all of us, there are those … Continue reading

Posted in Daily devotional, God's Guidance, God's Presence with us, Holy Spirit, living by the spirit, The Holy Spirit, True Christianity, Trust | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pictures from Texas

August 30 No doubt, like me, you are moved by the pictures of the devastation we have seen, coming from Texas, in the news lately. So much water. Bringing so much hardship and destruction and suffering. It is so hard … Continue reading

Posted in Daily devotional, God's Presence with us, Hardship, mercy, overcoming tragedy, suffering, True Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A God of Faith

August 1 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) A few days ago, we talked about faith in God… I wanted to return to this phrase, because it is so packed with promise and possibility. We … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, God's power, God's Presence with us, our identity in Christ, Pleasing God, the new you, True Christianity, Trust | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Under Sonstruction”

July 28 “But to all who believed Him… He gave the right to become sons of God.” (John 1:12) I used to paint quite a bit. Not rooms. Real paintings – nature scenes, mountains, lighthouses, etc. I actually learned the … Continue reading

Posted in Belonging to God, Daily devotional, God's Heart, God's love for sinners', God's Presence with us, our identity in Christ, Sonship/Adoption, True Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

An Objection to God’s Love

July 24 Today, I want to follow-up on my thoughts about trash and treasure, by attempting to answer an objection that runs deep in the hearts of the skeptical. I hear this objection often when it comes to the issue … Continue reading

Posted in bad things, Daily devotional, Faith, God's Presence with us, Hardship, True Christianity, Trust, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment